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reeve

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1. English history the local representative of the king in a shire (under the ealdorman) until the early 11th century
2. (in medieval England) a manorial steward who supervised the daily affairs of the manor: often a villein elected by his fellows
3. Canadian government (in certain provinces) a president of a local council, esp in a rural area
4. (formerly) a minor local official in any of several parts of England and the US

reeve

2
the female of the ruff (the bird)

reeve

[rēv]
(naval architecture)
To pass a rope through a hole or opening in a block, ringbolt, or similar device.
To fasten something by passing a rope or line through or around it.
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I have a new purpose in life and that is to raise awareness and rally recruits for Team Reeve," said Van Dyken-Rouen.
Almost every story in the timeline (and there are many) was written by Reeve.
A source said Reeve, who collected for the Poppy Appeal alongside real old soldiers, tried to get money from SSAFA, another military charity, claiming he could not pay his bills.
Ms Reeve admitted the facts in a written statement to the hearing panel, who also found that the pupil involved had "told a number of untruths".
Dana Reeve was a constant companion and supporter of her husband during his long ordeal and his work for a cure for spinal cord injuries.
Lewis visited Reeve in the hospital Friday and said Reeve was "tired but with her typical sense of humour and smile, always trying to make other people feel good, her characteristic personality.
Four months ago, at a fundraising gala for the foundation, Reeve looked healthy and said she was responding well to treatment and her tumour was shrinking.
Reeve was paralysed from the shoulders down after a riding accident in 1995.
I have recently been diagnosed with lung cancer, and am currently undergoing treatment,' Reeve said.
It is absolutely wrong to raise false expectations about the speed with which medical research progresses, but it takes people like Reeve, with their commitment and their certainty that they will be cured, to carry it forward.
The number of employees rose slightly in 1995, but then so did the size of Reeve Corp.
Since she started at Stone Ward 14 years ago, Reeves has worked with everything from multinational brands to startups.